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Punched by Life
Monday, January 22, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday was a rough day!!! My sister suffered another mini stroke and fell in the bathroom. When she came to she thought Washington was the president and it was 1977. She suffered mutliple mini strokes last Sep -- they happened on both the ... Read more
Virtual Race
Sunday, January 21, 2018      3 comments

So I am participating in a virtual race as a motivator to keep moving --- when I finish I will have walked 155.1 miles! I am happy to say that I am 17% of the way finished!!! Feels good!... Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      1 comments

Here we are almost half way through the first month of this New Year and ... I am behind on my blogging, reading emails, decluttering, etc.; but I will not be deterred. So here are my GOALS (not resolutions) for 2018: - Retire and move to... Read more
Sunday, December 03, 2017      1 comments

As I look back on this past year, I am filled with deep emotion and a wrenching tug on my heart for those who have passed, for all the tragedies in our world caused by people with no regard for human life, and yet I am filled with hope knowing t... Read more
Ol' Man Winter Caught Me
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      3 comments

Been struggling to stay ahead of getting an early cold -- so many folks at my work are sick!!! Working so many hours of OT isn't helping my health but definitely helping my goal to pay off the last of my bills so the hubs and I can retire to Te... Read more
Heart Broken but Rejoicing
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      3 comments

A close friend went home to be with our Lord last evening -- my heart is broken for her family but we must rejoice in her glorious homegoing -- no more suffering or pain. She will be sorely missed. Finally broke my little plateau with a sm... Read more
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      6 comments

Have hit a plateau in my weight loss but ... not going to deter me! No gain is better than no loss in my books. We have begun holiday overtime and I barely have time to think some days -- go to work, come home tired, hit the sack. Still maint... Read more
November is Here
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      3 comments

Today I weighed in with a green turtle ... no loss, no gain! I am okay with that. Today I am going to start moving toward a plant-based diet using recipes from Forks Over Knives, Cook For Your Life, and a couple of blog sites that I visit regu... Read more
Monday, October 30, 2017      1 comments

This week is really a struggle for me .. can't put my finger on what is bothering me but ... I know that things happening in our Nation are really weighing heavy on my heart.... Read more
Rough Week
Monday, October 23, 2017      3 comments

Not certain what is plagueing our household but do know it involves running to the potty too often!!! I had it, then hubby, then me again! Still battling the swelling in my ankles as well. However, I am keeping up on my walking goal even tho'... Read more
Sunday, October 15, 2017      1 comments

We are experiencing really odd weather here in UT ... warm one day and grossly chilly the next ... so I have been battling a nasty virus/cold/stomach flu for the past 4 days!!! Nose dripping, scratchy throat, run to the bathroom, coughing, loss... Read more
Sunday, October 08, 2017      1 comments

Had a totally fabulous visit with my daughter BUT .... life at 69 is much more difficult for recovery from too many late nights, lack of sleep, etc. We stayed up until 3:30 am talking the first night, only caught about 3 hours of sleep each of ... Read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      5 comments

Had fallen off the wagon on tracking food, eating healthy, walking and just plain everything. Started this challenge at 217.1 and today I weighed in at 213.0 ---- I am working my 'weigh' back to walking over 5000 steps per day in hopes of getti... Read more
Monday, September 11, 2017      1 comments

Working on my goals for BLC35. Have I told you that I despise exercise? Well, in my morning studies, this takeaway stood out amongst the rest: With diligence, effort, and consistency, in His time, we are being transformed. With physical exerc... Read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017      1 comments

Just a bit about me for the BLC35 Team Challenge (Spicy Sparkologists): Born, raised, lived until freshman year in Missouri (Kansas City-Lee's Summit-Belton); moved to Colorado (Thornton-Northglenn-Denver) - graduated from South Denver High. B... Read more

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